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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT 0600/29TH. TWO DAYLIGHT
VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT 1000-1100/29TH.

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Vessels that meet one of the following
criteria are considered daylight restricted.

85,000 Dead Weight or over
875 ft Length Over All or over
125 ft Beam or over

Please find the following updated daylight restriction times
from the Sabine Pilots for the Sabine/Neches Channel.

30mins has been deducted from the inbound and outbound
times.

(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1000 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1030 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1130 Hrs
Chevron 0500-1130 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1200 Hrs
Total 0500-1230 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1330 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1400 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1430 Hrs
Chevron 0600-1430 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1430 Hrs
Total 0600-1530 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1600 Hrs

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RIVER DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.
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AIRDRAFT :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)
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TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

PORT OF PORT ARTHUR
PABTEX/GLOBAL
PORT OF ORANGE
TOTAL
HUNTSMAN
MOTIVA-PT NECHES
UNOCAL/CHEVRON
OIL TANKING
DUPONT
TEPPCO
EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.
PORT OF BEAUMONT

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U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

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WEATHER

Nice Weather....

High pressure is slowly sliding to the east. A warming trend should
begin tomorrow with no rain forecast.

Triangle Forecast...

Today......Sunny with highs in the upper 60's. Light East winds. No rain
expected.

Tonight.....Clear. Lows in the upper 40's. Winds variable at 2-12 mph.
No rain expected.

Marine Forecast For Wednesday......

Seas......1-3 feet.
Bays......Smooth.
Winds....E 3-15 knots.
Weather.....Sunny. No rain expected.
Water temp.....74.

Outlook for Thursday....Winds SE 4-15 knots. Ses near 3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides For Wednesday.....

Highs........5:44 P.M.
Lows.........10-:15 A.M. and 11:51 P.M.

Sunrise Wednesday............7:27
Sunset Wednesday..............6:32
Notice posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.